Elliott and Connie have a wager over Penny's ability as a doctor and to prove that she has to lean on Oliver to get places. Vanessa tells Mark that the Trust won't honour Maria's claim for compensation. Vanessa bullied Maria into dropping her claim and when Mark finds out he decides to resign. Sacha and Jac clash as they work together. Jac also recognises a patient, Paula Burrows, as her mother who abandoned her when she was a teenager. Jac tells her she had kidney damage and would have to wait for a transplant. Elsewhere, Oliver is taught a valuable lesson by an agency nurse.